Oaxacan Old-Fashioned

With just enough smoke and sweetness, this cocktail is the perfect intro for first-timers and mezcal aficionados alike.
Photography By Chip Riegel | June 12, 2016

Instructions

In a sturdy rocks glass, muddle brown sugar, bitters and 1 strawberry. Add ice and mezcal and stir for 10 seconds. Garnish with a fresh strawberry. Makes 1 drink.

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Mixologist Adrienne Nicole, The Rooftop at The Vanderbilt Grace, Newport

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Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 4 dashes King Ramsey’s Tangerine Bitters* (substitute Regan’s
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  • 2 fresh large strawberries (1 for garnish)
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